13-year-old shot by police as they enforced curfew, dies in hospital

Minor allegedly shot by police enforcing curfew dies

Kenyan Administration Police on patrol

A minor who was allegedly shot by police who were enforcing the curfew directive has died.

The 13-year-old, is said to have been shot by police on Monday as they enforced curfew in Mathare.

Yasin Moyo, was rushed to Mama Lucy hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji directed the Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai to urgently probe the shooting of Yasin Moyo.

"DPP Noordin Haji has directed IG to thoroughly but urgently investigate reported incident of shooting of 13-year-old boy at Kiamaiko, Mathare and forward file to his office for appropriate direction," the ODPP said.

Enforcing curfew & human rights violation

Various human rights group condemned the shooting of Yasin who was a class eight pupil waiting to sit for his KCPE exams.

There has been an uproar in the manner in which police officers executed curfew orders, with some rights groups calling for civic education for them and the public.

Police in various parts of the country were pictured and recorded caning people who defied the curfew, raising the issue of brutality.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Why do guys still masturbate when they have girlfriends?

Why do guys still masturbate when they have girlfriends?

Police uniform, weapon are ID - Mutyambai addresses Boniface Mwangi's trending clips

Police uniform, weapon are ID - Mutyambai addresses Boniface Mwangi's trending clips

If I rise, let me rise with other people - Crazy Kennar scoops 3 titles at the Pulse Influencer Awards

If I rise, let me rise with other people - Crazy Kennar scoops 3 titles at the Pulse Influencer Awards

I spent Sh800K - Vera speaks on begging for money to fund lavish Baby shower

I spent Sh800K - Vera speaks on begging for money to fund lavish Baby shower

Zuckerberg loses $6 billion hours after Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram crashed

Zuckerberg loses $6 billion hours after Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram crashed

Cooking for Drake, collaboration with Wizkid and other things Tems revealed in a Twitter Q&A

Cooking for Drake, collaboration with Wizkid and other things Tems revealed in a Twitter Q&A

Uhuru issues demands as heartbreak grips Kianjokoma brothers' funeral

Uhuru issues demands as heartbreak grips Kianjokoma brothers' funeral

11 fashion choices by women that men hate

11 fashion choices by women that men hate

Butita recalls life-changing phone call and secrecy involved in working for Netflix

Butita recalls life-changing phone call and secrecy involved in working for Netflix